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worldcup: Cyprus - Slovenia Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

CyprusCyprusGSP - NicosiaTuesday 30 March 2021
18.00CET (19.00 local time)
Group H - Matchday 3
SloveniaSlovenia
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

UEFA Nations League
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
16/10/2018GS-FTSlovenia - Cyprus1-1LjubljanaSkubic 83; Papoulis 37
09/09/2018GS-FTCyprus - Slovenia2-1
NicosiaSotiriou 69, Stojanović 89 (og); Berić 54
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
10/09/2013QR (GS)Cyprus - Slovenia0-2
NicosiaNovakovič 12, Iličić 80
12/10/2012QR (GS)Slovenia - Cyprus2-1
MariborMatavž 38, 61; Aloneftis 83
UEFA EURO 2004
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
11/10/2003PR (GS)Cyprus - Slovenia2-2LimassolGeorgiou 70, Yiasemakis 82; Šiljak 12, 42
02/04/2003PR (GS)Slovenia - Cyprus4-1
LjubljanaŠiljak 4, 14, Zahovič 38 (P), Čeh 43; Konstantinou 10
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Cyprus20112002211010235917
Slovenia22002110201110532179

Last updated 30/03/2021 16:19CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Cyprus - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Kostas Panayi08/10/199426Omonoia - 0000
-Antreas Paraskevas15/09/199822Doxa - 0000
-Neofytos Michael16/12/199327Olympiakos - 1000
Defenders
-Konstantinos Laifis19/05/199327Standard Liège - 2000
-Thomas Ioannou19/07/199525AEK Larnaca - 0000
-Costas Soteriou21/06/199624Olympiakos - 2000
-Nicholas Ioannou10/11/199525Aris - 2000
-Ioannis Kousoulos14/06/199624Omonoia - 2000
-Paris Psaltis12/11/199624Olympiakos - 1000
-Stelios Andreou24/07/200218Olympiakos - 1000
Midfielders
-Andreas Avraam06/06/198733AEL - 0000
-Kostakis Artymatas15/04/199327Anorthosis - 2000
-Chambos Kyriakou09/02/199526Apollon - 2000
-Alexander Gogic13/04/199426Hibernian - 0000
-Grigoris Kastanos30/01/199823Frosinone - 2000
-Marinos Tzioni16/07/200119Omonoia - 1000
Forwards
-Onisiforos Roushias15/07/199228Ermis - 0000
-Pieros Sotiriou13/01/199328Ludogorets - 2000
-Minas Antoniou22/02/199427AEL - 1000
-Fotis Papoulis22/01/198536Omonoia - 2000
-Ioannis Pittas10/07/199624Apollon*2000
-Marios Ilia19/05/199624Ethnikos Achnas - 2000
-Loizos Loizou18/07/200317Omonoia - 1000
Coach
-Nikolaos Kostenoglou03/10/197050*2000
Slovenia - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Vid Belec06/06/199030Salernitana - 0000
-Jan Oblak07/01/199328Atlético - 2000
-Žiga Frelih06/02/199823Olimpija Ljubljana - 0000
Defenders
-Bojan Jokić17/05/198634Ufa - 0000
-Nejc Skubic13/06/198931Konyaspor - 2000
-Miha Blažič08/05/199327Ferencváros - 2000
-Petar Stojanović07/10/199525Dinamo Zagreb - 2000
-Jon Stanković14/01/199625Sturm - 0000
-Jure Balkovec09/09/199426Fatih Karagümrük - 2000
-Kenan Bajrić20/12/199426Slovan Bratislava - 1000
-Mario Jurčević01/06/199525Osijek - 0000
Midfielders
-Haris Vučkič21/08/199228Zaragoza - 1000
-Josip Iličić29/01/198833Atalanta - 2100
-Jasmin Kurtić10/01/198932Parma*2000
-Amedej Vetrih16/09/199030Gaziantep - 2000
-Miha Zajc01/07/199426Genoa - 1000
-Domen Črnigoj18/11/199525Venezia - 1000
-Nino Kouter19/12/199327Mura - 0000
-Sandi Lovrić28/03/199823Lugano - 2100
-Jaka Bijol05/02/199922Hannover - 2000
Forwards
-Luka Zahović15/11/199525Pogoń*1000
-Damjan Bohar18/10/199129Osijek - 2000
-Blaž Kramer01/06/199624Zürich - 1000
Coach
-Matjaž Kek09/09/196159 - 2000

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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeAndreas Ekberg (SWE)
  • Assistant refereesMehmet Culum (SWE) , Stefan Hallberg (SWE)
  • Fourth officialKristoffer Karlsson (SWE)
  • UEFA DelegateSviatlana Hrynkevich (BLR)
  • UEFA Referee observerJaap Uilenberg (NED)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Andreas Ekberg02/01/1985165

FIFA Wold Cup matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
12/10/2013U19QRSwitzerlandSlovenia3-1Bakovci
15/10/2013U19QRSloveniaAndorra7-0Bakovci
26/11/2015UELGSFC Schalke 04APOEL FC1-0Gelsenkirchen
01/10/2020UELPOFC Slovan LiberecAPOEL FC1-0Liberec

Last updated 30/03/2021 15:22CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Cyprus

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group H - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Russia2200526
    Slovenia2101223
    Croatia2101113
    Slovakia2020222
    Cyprus2011011
    Malta2011351
    Matchday 1 (24/03/2021)
    Cyprus 0-0 Slovakia
    Demetriou, N. Ioannou, Antoniou, Sotiriou (92 Ilia), Kousoulos, Papoulis (72 Loizou), Soteriou, Artymatas, Laifis, Kastanos (66 Cham. Kyriakou), Pittas
  • Matchday 2 (27/03/2021)
    Croatia 1-0 Cyprus
    1-0 Pašalić 40
    Demetriou (39 Michael), Psaltis, N. Ioannou, Cham. Kyriakou, Ilia (46 Sotiriou), Kousoulos, Soteriou, Artymatas (67 Kastanos), Laifis (82 Andreou), Tzioni (67 Papoulis), Pittas
  • Matchday 3 (30/03/2021)
    Cyprus-Slovenia
  • Matchday 4 (01/09/2021)
    Malta-Cyprus
  • Matchday 5 (04/09/2021)
    Cyprus-Russia
  • Matchday 6 (07/09/2021)
    Slovakia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Cyprus-Croatia
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Cyprus-Malta
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Russia-Cyprus
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Slovenia-Cyprus

Slovenia

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 1 (24/03/2021)
    Slovenia 1-0 Croatia
    1-0 Lovrić 15
    Oblak, Balkovec, Blažič, Bijol (69 Vetrih), Iličić (87 Skubic), Lovrić (87 Bajrić), Šporar (69 Kramer), Kurtić, Bohar (64 Črnigoj), M. Mevlja, Stojanović
  • Matchday 2 (27/03/2021)
    Russia 2-1 Slovenia
    1-0 Dzyuba 26, 2-0 Dzyuba 35, 2-1 Iličić 36
    Oblak, Balkovec, Blažič, Bijol (62 Vetrih), Iličić, Lovrić (86 Zahović), Šporar (75 Vučkič), Zajc (75 Bohar), Kurtić, M. Mevlja, Stojanović (61 Skubic)
  • Matchday 3 (30/03/2021)
    Cyprus-Slovenia
  • Matchday 4 (01/09/2021)
    Slovenia-Slovakia
  • Matchday 5 (04/09/2021)
    Slovenia-Malta
  • Matchday 6 (07/09/2021)
    Croatia-Slovenia
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Malta-Slovenia
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Slovenia-Russia
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Slovakia-Slovenia
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Slovenia-Cyprus

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Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.